Older person’s charity seeks young at heart participants

Age Scotland Community and Events Fundraiser, Pippa Zawisza, writes about how you can get involved with the charity on a local level.

Meadows Marathon runner 2011 - fundraising for Age Scotland

Are you looking for the next challenge? Are you looking for a great day out? Most importantly, are you after some fun?

If you answered yes to any of our questions then Age Scotland needs you!

There are a number of ways that you can get involved and here at Age Scotland HQ we are looking for some enthusiastic people to take part in fundraising activities before the end of 2012. You don’t have to be super fit, just willing to take part and have fun! There are activities to suit all abilities from complete novice to pro.

There are various events that are accepting entries (some of which we have listed for you below) and we would be delighted if you would consider taking part on behalf of the charity:

Name of event Date Location
Duffton 5K Saturday 11th August 2012 Duffton
Bank of Scotland – Great Scottish Run Sunday 2nd September 2012 Glasgow City Centre
Xscape Braehead Zipslide Saturday 8th September 2012 Xscape, Braehead, Glasgow
Falkirk Wheel Abseil Various dates Falkirk Wheel
Big Fun Run 5K Saturday 15th September 2012 East Lothian
Big Fun Run 5K Saturday 22th September 2012 Aberdeen
Big Fun Run 5K Sunday 23rd September 2012 Perth
Nairn Novice Triathlon Saturday 29th September 2012 Nairn
Loch Ness Marathon – Festival of Running Sunday 30th September 2012 Loch Ness
Bupa Great Edinburgh Run Sunday 7th October 2012 Edinburgh
Forth Rail Abseil Sunday 21st October 2012 South Queensferry

If you are interested, our fundraising team are here to assist you, contact them by emailing fundraising@agescotland.org.uk

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